|The Silva family was there! |
Pictured with State Rep. Mike Vereb (left) and Gov. Tom Corbett
Simon's Fund and Norristown's Representative Mike Vereb started it, and many PA SCA families, along with the national Parent Heart Watch organization, can claim some of the high-fives from the results of their efforts.
On May 30th, Pennsylvania became the FIRST STATE to require mass education among coaches, athletes, and their families regarding the warning signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. While many cases of SCA occur without warning, as with Aidan, equally as many happen after warning signs have been ignored.
Read here to learn more about what's happening in our state-- and will soon be coming to yours!